Citabria received her bachelor’s of science in communications and journalism from New York University. Prior to entering the dual degree program, she was an associate producer at CNN in New York and spent a year in South Africa as director of communications for Thanda After-School, a non-profit that partners with rural communities to foster sustainable development. While at Columbia and LSE, Citabria wrote her dissertation on the U.S. media’s coverage of Guatemala’s 1954 C.I.A.-instigated coup, exploring how concurrent cultural narratives have the power to cloud the portrayal of actual events. Following graduation, she worked at Stratfor as managing editor of its online publication about geopolitics. Citabria is currently senior editor of ArcNews magazine at Esri, the leading developer of geographic information systems (GIS) technology.